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The news this week 100 years ago: 10th - 16th August 1918

Friday 10 August 2018

This week we remember John Plummer, who died of his wounds in Italy one hundred years ago.

Second Lieutenant John Humphrey Plummer, 3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders.

Bennett’s (now Severn Hill), left in 1902. He served for two years in the Cheshire Regiment, going to Canada, returning as war broke out to a commission.

Died of wounds in Italy, 10th August 1918, aged 30.

Buried at Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension, Italy. Plot 5. Row C. Grave 8.

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